6 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

6 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Texas tour planner

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Austin
— 3 nights
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
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Austin

— 3 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Escape the urban bustle at Willow City Loop and Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Garrison Brothers Distillery and Inks Lake State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Austin: Lewis Wines (in Johnson City) and William Chris Vineyards (in Hye). There's much more to do: get some fabulous bargains at Round Rock Premium Outlets, admire the striking features of The Driskill, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, and take a stroll through South Congress Avenue.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin travel route planner.

Los Angeles to Austin is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Austin, ranging from highs of 93°F to lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

San Antonio

— 2 nights

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 1st (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns and then appreciate the extensive heritage of King William Historic District.

Before you visit San Antonio, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping